Arris E-MTA Gets DOCSIS 2.0 OK


Arris Group Inc. said Friday that its “Touchstone TM502G” embedded multimedia-terminal adapter has been certified for Data Over Cable Service Interface Specification 2.0 by Cable Television Laboratories Inc. in its certification wave 38.

“Our ‘Touchstone TM402’ line of E-MTAs has achieved enormous success in becoming the leading customer-premises voice and data device, and now, with DOCSIS 2.0 certification for the company's new next-generation Touchstone TM502G, we can offer our North American customers new battery-technology options and improved self-diagnostic capabilities,” Arris senior director of customer-premises-equipment product management Ron Miller said in a prepared statement.